Monthly Archives: September 2021

The property market continues to ride the wave as we head into autumn. Buyer demand per property is more than double pre-pandemic levels (Rightmove). Rightmove report a 14% increase in new listings at the start of September*, but the number of available properties for sale remains low and competition for properties remains strong. 37% of properties sold for above their…

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Lincoln landlords are becoming progressively more self-assured about expanding their rental portfolios; as Lincoln rents rise, mortgage interest rates fall and demand for decent Lincoln rental properties outstrips supply. Several reports nationally would suggest around a third of UK ‘portfolio’ landlords (i.e. landlords with more than one rental property) are actively looking to expand their rental portfolios in the next…

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A recent report by Legal & General stated that since the pandemic, many older homeowners had put their plans to move home ‘on ice’. It said that fewer OAP homeowners are planning to downsize from their large family homes after the pandemic made them realise the actual value of their local community and space. Historically, many OAPs move home to…

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With Rightmove announcing a national drop of 0.3% in average asking prices in August, some are asking if the steam has been let out of the property market. Yet with the gains we have seen in the last 12 months, is this just a minor bump in the road? Alarm bells normally ring when new homeowners coming to the market…

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